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Climate change Portraits: Michael Gerrard

11-24-2011 14:36 BJT

Michael Gerrard is a Law School Professor at Columbia University he is a renowned expert in climate change law. He has become one of the world’s most distinguished environmental lawyers and is director of the Center for Climate Change Law (CCCL) at Columbia University and a member of the faculties of the Columbia Law School and the Earth Institute.

Michael Gerrard

Through CCCL, which he launched in January 2009 at the Columbia University School of Law, Gerrard helps train the next generation of leaders in climate change law. With the aim of influencing key decision makers, bringing the latest scientific knowledge into the regulatory system, and developing innovative legal tools to combat climate change and promote sustainable development practices, CCCL is collaborating closely with the Earth Institute and the United Nations.

Editor:Zhang Hao |Source: CNTV.CN

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